Saul Centers, Inc. ( BFS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 16, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BFS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.96% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of BFS was $58.68, representing a -11.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.14 and a 5.05% increase over the 52 week low of $55.86.
BFS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). BFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.63. Zacks Investment Research reports BFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 6.05%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.
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